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Gwen Cherry Bulls National Pop Warner Champions/Junior Pee-Wee Team joined the Board of Directors to entertain first lady Michelle Obama. She was given the red carpet treatment by County Commissioner and Chairman Jean Monestime, H. T. Smith, attorney, Elaine Black, ...

Students helping students

A partnership between Broward College and the Broward County School Board aims to narrow the achievement gap among minority males by pairing high school students with college mentors. The program kicked off in December with students from Deerfield Beach and ...

2 Live is back, but how live?

The 2 Live Crew is back. Miami's iconic unabashed rap group that put our city's brazen excess on front street has reunited. Should we care? Uncle Luke, Fresh Kid Ice and Brother Marquis recently announced on social media an upcoming ...

Parades to honor high school football teams

Booker T. Washington and Miami Central High schools will soon hold parades to honor their national champion football teams, which both won big at the Burger King State Champions Bowl Series last month. Booker T. will hold its parade at ...

Celebrity Chef Chicken

Want to experience how an Ethiopian-Swedish makes the quintessential American staple, fried chicken? Then go and see Marcus Samuelsson, owner of the renowned Red Rooster in Harlem, New York, as he demonstrates his version of fried chicken at this year’s ...

40 years of Black art

Robert McKnight has spent the better part of his 63 years painting, sculpting and doing digital art and photography. He got his start in the performing and visual arts at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, which celebrates its 40th ...

II’ve Been Thinking What About You?

I read a recent article in The Miami Times and it got me to thinking. If my father were alive today he would call what’s happening with the City of Miami Police Department a real “head scratcher.” I’m going to ...

Chatter That Matters

The African Committee of Dade Heritage Trust will celebrate Black History month by sponsoring the 22nd annual Commemorative Service and Youth Talent on Parade and Essay Competition at 3 p.m. Feb. 15 at the City Cemetery, 1800 NE Second Ave. ...

The Social Whirl

The popular saying “Where does the time go, rings true as we recognize that this month is almost gone, and well, February is waiting to make its entrance. Every day is a blessing with hours to fill. On Sunday, State ...

Lifestyle Happenings

Dade County Alumna Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. invites the community to a Masqured Soiree on February 7 at 9 p.m. at Briza on the Bay. Call 305-343-3332. BTW and Northwestern Classes of 1963 will have an oldie - ...

Nite Cap

I call them the Three Horsemen. In South Florida’s Black community, a barren wasteland of broken promises and limited opportunity, these young leaders have galloped in promising change to an already cynical constituency. Enter Keon Hardemon, Oliver Gilbert and Oscar ...

Cultural coming out

When she was young, Miami filmmaker Rachelle Salnave wasn’t proud of being a Haitian American. A native of Harlem, N.Y., Rachelle said her parents told her that her great-great-great grandfather is Sylvain Salnave, a former president of Haiti who ruled ...

II’ve Been Thinking What About You?

I’m actually sitting here thinking about the most twisted person on the planet. I don’t want you to guess so I’ll just tell you, it’s George Zimmerman, the jerk I love to hate. As you all know Zimmerman shot and ...

Chatter That Matters

On Dec. 25, 2014 Mr. Roscoe Ross and Mrs. Annie Ross celebrated 50 years of marital bliss with their immediate family. The Reverend Dr. Jimmie L. Bryant performed the ceremony. Those in attendance included Lucille Hioks, Rose Harrell, Johnny Ross, ...

The Social Whirl

Sure hope you enjoyed the Martin Luther King holiday and all of the memorable, historical events. From television documentaries to movies to the 5000 Role Models annual breakfast tribute, it was history. For some, going to see the movie Selma ...